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I thought I need just this link https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.here.myapp.name to download an app from Play Store, but when I click on it from tester account (which in tester list) I can only see enter image description here

Here's how I found it (with help from Scar Coder's answer)

  1. Log into the Google Play Console and select the app from the list, then click the App releases option in the left sidebar, then click the 'Manage' button for your internal test release:

screenshot showing the manage button

  1. Expand the 'Manage testers area'

  2. Copy the Opt-in URL:

screenshot showing opt-in URL location

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    • Note this also requires adding the user to any list of testers first (also visible in the second screenshot).
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    • Note this might take some hours to appear, your app has to go from 'Pending publication' to 'Published' first

The link of testing will be https://play.google.com/apps/testing/packagename and you can find that in Alpha/Beta publish tab.

https://play.google.com/apps/publish --> Select app --> Release Management --> App Release --> Alpha/Beta --> Manage --> Opt-in URL (URL for testing)

Updated to add tester (Close test)

Add testers

  1. On the left menu, select Settings Settings > Manage testers > Create a list.
  2. Type a name to identify your list of testers. You can use the same list for future tests on any of your apps.
  3. Add email addresses and create list.
  4. On the left menu,select Release management > App releases.
  5. Next, to the closed track, select Manage.
  6. Next to "Choose a testing method," select Closed Testing.
  7. In the "Users" section, check the box next to the list you want to use.
  8. List of will be notified and selected user can accept the invitation and test the app.
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    • @Jay is there any closed release is which you can select emails of people who can access application and see it in Google Play?
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    • There seems to be a confusing differentiation between "launch" and publish (not sure what exactly what words are used in English). After you review and approve the app, there is a message inside the internal test interface that says the app is approved. Yet there might be no link because the app is not published. Then go to the dashboard (or overview or however it is translated to your language - link on the left menu above Statistics). At the top of the dashboard the app logo and name are visible, and right there it might say that the app is pending for publish, even if you were not informed

App should come to the published status before the Opt-in URL is enabled. You can get your app status in the small '?' symbol or in the drop down box location above the page. Google takes some time to review the app before publish after you submitted it.

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